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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

September 14, 2017
Interactions Between Foodborne Pathogens and the Microbiome

Employer: McGill University
Location: Montreal, QC
Closing Date: April 15, 2018

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Job Description

 Application Deadline: March 31st, 2018, or until position is filled

M.Sc. and Ph.D. positions are available to contribute to a research project titled “Interactions between Foodborne Pathogens and the Microbiome”. The laboratory is located in McGill University (MacDonald Campus), Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.

Applicants chosen for the position will be guaranteed stipend funding, but should be competitive for external funding opportunities and will be expected to apply for internal and external funding. Stipend value will be dependent on experience.

Applicants should have at minimum a B.Sc. degree in microbiology or bioinformatics, and experience in basic microbiology, environmental microbiology/microbial ecology, and molecular biology. Experience in bacterial isolation, and DNA/RNA extraction techniques are essential. Bioinformatics experience is also preferred.

Advisor: Jennifer Ronholm (http://www.mcgill.ca/foodscience/staff-and-research/ronholm)

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit in a single PDF file to Jennifer.Ronholm@mcgill.ca 

  1. A cover letter explaining motivation and how you’ve acquired the necessary experience for the position
  2. a complete CV
  3. a copy of undergraduate transcripts
  4. contact information for 2 references


Application Contacts

Jennifer Ronholm


Related Links

Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

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